Hawkeyes Defeat Harvard

Jan. 21, 2012

Complete Results

EVANSTON, Ill. — The University of Iowa women’s swimming and diving team faced Northwestern and Harvard Saturday morning inside the Norris Aquatics Center. The Hawkeyes defeated Harvard 153-146 but fell to Northwestern 165.5-133.5.

The squad of Danielle Carty, Karolina Wartalowicz, Abbey Tuchscherer and Heather Arseth kicked of Saturday’s meet with a second place finish in the 200 medley relay. The relay posted a time of 1:44.03. Iowa’s `B’ relay finished in third place with a time of 1:45.80.

Freshman Becky Stoughton collected three individual first place finishes. Her first win came in the 1,000 free, recording a time of 9:56.86. Stoughton rested during the men’s 1,000 free and then got right back in the pool to win the 200 free with a time of 1:49.63. Stoughton earned her third individual win in the 500 free with a time of 4:52.27.

Carty and Daniela Cubelic finished first and second in the 100 back. Carty touched the wall first at 56.07, while Cubelic touched in a time of 57.29 for second place. Cubelic went on to place third in the 200 back with a time of 2:04.65.

Hawkeye diver Veronica Rydze won the one-meter springboard with a score of 291.15. Lauren Kelba finished third in the event with a score of 260.85. Rydze claimed a second place finish on the three-meter springboard with a score of 293.80.

Iowa concluded the meet with a victory in the 400 free relay. The quartet of Carty, Emily Hovren, Arseth and Stoughton posted the winning time of 3:24.65, which is a NCAA `B’ qualifying time.

The Hawkeyes return to action Jan. 27-28 when they travel to South Bend, Ind., to compete at the Shamrock Invitational. The meet will be run as a championship style meet with prelims and finals.